Larry Ellison Quotes


29 Larry Ellison quotes:



"Based on our current pipelines the entire management team believes that the overall year should be very strong. Specifically we expect that Oracle's software sales will grow faster this year than last. And margins should continue to improve as well."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Management Quotes
"All the information about you as a patient would be in one spot, ... The idea here is to stop collecting paper."
"It's fascinating as we continue to innovate and lead the way in both the application space and the database space. In the very beginning, people said you couldn't make relational databases fast enough to be commercially viable. I thought we could, and we were the first to do it. But we took tremendous abuse until IBM said, ""Oh yeah, this stuff is good."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Space Quotes
"I have had all of the disadvantages required for success."
"It's Microsoft versus mankind, with Microsoft having only a slight lead."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Mankind Quotes
"If we had made less than 12 cents in operating income, we would have had to warn. We didn't warn."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Income Quotes
"PeopleSoft is doing everything it can to prevent its shareholders from voting, ... If PeopleSoft's Board is so convinced that the J.D. Edwards acquisition is a great deal, why won't it let their shareholders vote on it?"
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Voting Quotes
"Its all wrong, ... Lots of little computers are a terrible idea, you can't see the big picture because it's been you know, sliced and diced and it's stored in so many different locations. We've fragmented this information. It's impossible to know what's going on."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Computers Quotes
"I've never experienced anything remotely like this. It's been a very emotional experience to get here. This is not what this is supposed to be about. A lot of us are upset."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Experience Quotes
"I don't think that's an unreasonable target, ... through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"Apple needs to worry about doing something different. It's back to innovation and creativity."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"What Microsoft is doing is patently illegal. Think about it. If you want to build computers, you've got to ask Bill's permission, ... If Bill wanted to triple the price on Windows, what would you do? You'd pay; you wouldn't have any choice."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Computers Quotes
"Based on our current pipelines the entire management team believes that the overall year should be very strong, ... Specifically we expect that Oracle's software sales will grow faster this year than last. And margins should continue to improve as well."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Management Quotes
"We have no large acquisitions in mind right now."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts."
"We will still be enormously profitable and by far the most profitable enterprise software company,"
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Company Quotes
"I hope they can amend the constitution to let Bill Clinton run again... I'm very fond of Bill Clinton personally... the world's going to miss him. He's gifted, bright, charming and charismatic."
"A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others."
"We are clearly not No. 1 in middleware. You will see us do a number of things in that space, including acquisitions."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Space Quotes
"The Association for Competitive Technology didn't exist until the Microsoft antitrust trial began, ... It purports to be an independent group that is supporting America, but it was bought and paid for by two Americans -- Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer [Microsoft's CEO]."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Technology Quotes



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